The home field laboratory of the VCR/LTER is the Anheuser-Busch Coastal Research Center (ABCRC) of the University of Virginia, which provides: Housing, Laboratory Space and Boats. Use the links above to access the resources of the ABCRC. Many of the barrier islands, that serve as research sites, are owned by the Virginia Coast Reserve of The Nature Conservancy (VCR/TNC). They should be contacted directly (757-442-3049) regarding their use in research projects. Copies of VCR/TNC research forms are available here, but should be submitted directly to VCR/TNC.